Patience Jonathan Urges For More Women Inclusion In Governance

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The former first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has urged Government to give more leadership roles to women.

Patience said it will enable the women to contribute their quota towards building stable and productive societies.

She revealed this during an international virtual conference on "Covid-19: Leadership of Women in Times of Crisis", organised by the Universal Peace Federation for serving and former First Ladies across the world.

In a statement as posted on her Facebook page on Thursday, April 23, she stated that, Jonathan willingly released her building to be used temporarily as a Covid-19 isolation centre.

Additionally, she listed items donated as hospital beds, bedsheets, Personal Protective Equipment-PPE and medications, to be distributed immediately to centres where they will be utilized appropriately.

She stated, "I would like to express my appreciation to all those who responded to our call through my GET INVOLVED INITIATIVE to contribute towards the fight against Covid 19.

"I thank Nigerians particularly all Former First Ladies for their Goodwill and some contributions in kind especially Dame Patience Jonathan for willingly releasing her hospital that’s in court but still under her possession to be used as a Covid -19 isolation center TEMPORARILY.

"All the donated items including hospital beds, bedsheets, Personal Protective Equipment-PPE and medications will be distributed immediately to centres where they will be utilized appropriately.

"It is my ernest prayers for the end of this global pandemic".

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